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Diabetes Qualified

Administer and Monitor Medication Skill Set CHCSS00067

Who’s it for?

People working in care and support roles

Statement of Attainment

HLTAAP001 and HLTHPS007

PRICE

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This skill set is for people working in various care and support roles in the community services or health sector who wish to develop skills in the administration and monitoring of medications. This skill set has been endorsed by the industry as suitable for individuals who hold a qualification at Certificate IV level or higher in an area involving the provision of direct client care or support.

Why Diabetes Qualified?

Diabetes Qualified (No. 45133) is a registered training organisation (RTO) committed to providing a quality accredited course. The course is developed and delivered by highly skilled health professionals who have extensive experience supporting people with chronic and complex medical conditions. This means the content is relevant, credible and reflects real workplace conditions. Valuable time is allocated to interactive learning activities to ensure new skills can be practised across a full range of medication administration situations, allowing for the development of confidence and competence in the safe administering and monitoring of medications.

By completing this nationally accredited Administer and Monitor Medication Skill Set, you can acquire the competency-based skills needed to assist with the administration and monitoring of medications; including how to:

  • administer medications within the legal parameters of your role
  • accurately calculate medication dosages, use the ‘rights of medication’ and follow standard precautions and safe practices
  • safely handle, prepare, administer and store medications
  • understand the effect medications have on the body systems and major disorders
  • identify substance incompatibilities, contra-indications and the consequences of incorrect use
  • correctly update documents and report to supervisors and health professionals

The course is 4 sessions and covers the units:

  • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
  • HLTHPS007 Administer & monitor medications

Attendance is required to all sessions to gain the necessary practical experience and complete the required simulation assessments. Also required is a demonstration of skills in the workplace using multiple medications and people.

Register your Interest and we will contact you to discuss pricing and  available course dates.

Locations and dates will become available once travel is more flexible. Diabetes Qualified can also offer onsite delivery for organisations with more than 6 participants.

Diabetes Qualified RTO 45133

Units of Competency

CHCSS00067 Administer and Monitor Medication Skill Set

This skill set reflects the skill requirements to assist with the administration and monitoring of medications.

Statement of Attainment includes 2 units of competency:

  • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
  • HLTHPS007 Administer and monitor medications

Entry Requirements

To participate in this course you will need to meet the following requirements:

  • have a unique student identifier (USI) or obtain one from www.usi.gov.au
  • have basic to intermediate computer skills
  • access to a computer or tablet, email and a reliable internet connection
  • meet the language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) requirements
  • be able to attend all the sessions
  • be an existing health or community services worker providing direct client care or support
  • hold a qualification at the Certificate IV level or higher
  • have a registered nurse or registered enrolled nurse or registered Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioner in your workplace to complete the observations, or have permission for a Diabetes Qualified assessor to access your workplace to complete your workplace observation.

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